Overture celebrates the extraordinary grass-roots effort to help the Kansas City Philharmonic survive during its 1953-1954 season.
In 1953, the Kansas City Philharmonic debuted its first opera festival and was striving to become a world-renowned orchestra. At the same time, it was fighting for financial survival. Against this backdrop, we also discover two fictional characters, Lily and Christopher, who share the same passion for music and are fighting for survival in ways of their own.
Wednesday, July 24 at 8pm
Friday,July 26 at 5pm & 9pm
Saturday, July 27 at 9pm
Sunday, July 28 at 1pm